UPDATE 10/3/14: The Bles Park worktrip is moved to Dec.6, 9am; a new worktrip at Piscataway Park is scheduled for Nov. 15.
We will hold at least three worktrips this fall, in cooperation with other volunteer groups. On Oct.18, we will co
Five young Elders from the Latter Day Saints pitched in, to make Oct. 18 a very successful day along Cub Run! They were Austin Tesch, Carson Gemar, Chester Alba, Li-Kuan Ni, and Justin Rousor. PHTA volunteers were Glenn Gillis, my wife Karen Jones, and me. We accomplished extensive side-hilling with pick-axes (to make the treadway level, lopping, sawing, blazing (blue), and installation of a 12-foot bridge.
Come check it out--it links the Bull Run Regional Park Event Center road (where it crosses Cub Run) to Compton Road's bridge over Cub Run. Length 1 mile....
Opening ceremony for the Mason Neck Gateway Kiosk Ribbon Cutting & Dedication
will be on Saturday, November 1, 2014 10:00 a.m. to Noon
10100 Gunston Road, Lorton, Virginia 22079
(Parking available at Gunston Elementary School)
Light Refreshments, Activities & Speakers
RSVP Gina Robison: 703/339-3461...
Here's a video of a biker doing the Mt Vernon Trail (one of the three original segments of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail). 17 miles in 11 minutes. Cops better not watch, he blows a dozen stop signs!
This video, prepared by the National Park Service for its annual Potomac Heritage Trail Conference last week, is a great intro to the trail.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWPITpysLow&feature=youtu.be
Here is a photo from the conference (including six PHTA board members):
The two links below show changes recommended to the Sully Woodlands Trail Plan by PHTA and Fairfax Trails & Streams. Click blog title, then click MAPS.pdf for routes of proposed West County Trail, Sully Loop Trail and Bull Run Loop Trail. Click SUMMARY.pdf for 2-page summary.